9 Recipes for Oktoberfest

PHOTO: Michael Symon's brat burger is shown here.
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Happy Oktoberfest! A 16-day festival held in Germany, Oktoberfest runs from mid-September through the first weekend of October. One of the largest festivals in the world, visitors enjoy sausage, pretzels and cabbage along with other traditional German foods.

Join in on the festivities with these recipes you can enjoy in the comfort of your kitchen.

PHOTO: Michael Symon's brat burger is shown here.
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Remove bratwurst from the casings for a flavorful burger you'll want to make again. Dab on some mustard and serve on toasted pretzel rolls.

PHOTO: Rachael Ray Burger

One of Rachael Ray's favorite burgers, this recipe includes homemade pickles and a special sauce. The burgers are mixed with beer before grilling for added flavor.


PHOTO: John Currence's smoked german new potato salad is shown here.
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Grilled potatoes add a hint of smokiness to a basic potato salad. The mustard vinaigrette is perfect for other salads as well.

PHOTO: Sara Moulton's beer bread is seen here.
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This homemade bread is a cinch to make. Top it with onions or substitute whole wheat flour for other variations.

PHOTO: The Feasty Boys amp-up a traditional hot dog with a creamy beer sauce.
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These dogs are held in a beer sauce until they are ready to be grilled. Once grilled, the alcohol burns off making them something the whole family can enjoy.

PHOTO: Rachael Ray's pretzel crusted chicken is seen here on Good Morning America.
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Salted pretzels give chicken a nice crunchy crust. The honey mustard dipping sauce is one of our favorite recipes ever.

PHOTO: Apple pancakes are shown in this file photo.
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Make this special breakfast treat that you bake in the oven. Apple, cinnamon and nutmeg make it taste like fall.

PHOTO: Taste of Home's spiced honey pretzels are shown here.

Spice up a basic bag of pretzels. Melted butter, honey, onion powder and chili powder make this the simplest snack ever.

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